Degree Student [Education] Law and Legal Definition

According to 34 CFR 606.7 (b) [Title 34 – Education; Subtitle B -- Regulations of the Offices of the Department of Education; Chapter VI -- Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education; Part 606 -- Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program; Subpart A – General], the term degree student means “a student who enrolls at an institution for the purpose of obtaining the degree, certificate, or other recognized educational credential offered by that institution.”